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Personal Finance Tips, Articles and Advice

Personal finance education is the cornerstone to living a happy, healthy and successful life. It's never too early to learn how to manage your money, keep your debt under control and invest for your future.

The first step in your personal finance education should be achieving financial literacy: You'll need to understand the words that professionals use when talking about money. The second step in your education should be talking about money. Too many people make poor financial decisions because they are afraid that discussing money matters is taboo. If you're reading this, fear not, because we think talking about money matters is crucial.

The articles below contain tips and advice on personal finance basics as well as more advanced concepts like financial planning. We've also included links to other useful resources.

Personal Finance News

Handling good credit can be a fine art, but getting a credit card limit upgrade is a science - and here's why.
6/26/17 4:04PM
More than 60 cars qualified for 'most-American' ranking when the index started in 2006.
6/26/17 2:42PM
With data breaches on the rise again in 2017, understanding identity theft safety is critical.
6/26/17 12:22PM
June is on pace to be the fourth straight month of declining auto sales in the U.S.
6/26/17 11:21AM
If healthcare reform fails to come to fruition, the stock market could be in for a pullback.
6/26/17 10:26AM
Don't go into everyone's favorite debate unprepared.
6/26/17 9:44AM
Once millennials get in on an upward trend, count on the market to head in the opposite direction.
6/25/17 7:42PM
Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board, has taken an aggressive tack. Now, it may be doing its job too well.
6/24/17 10:45AM
Meet the women who are redefining business as usual with TheStreet's Alpha Rising.
6/24/17 9:15AM
Samsung's Bioepis unit seeks final approval in Europe of a rheumatoid arthritis drug to compete with Humira.
6/23/17 9:20PM
The car combines form and function for both you and your dog.
6/23/17 3:00PM

Latest News for Borrowers

Handling good credit can be a fine art, but getting a credit card limit upgrade is a science - and here's why.
6/26/17 4:04PM
With data breaches on the rise again in 2017, understanding identity theft safety is critical.
6/26/17 12:22PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Once millennials get in on an upward trend, count on the market to head in the opposite direction.
6/25/17 7:42PM
For students fresh out of college and parents trying to figure out a way to pay for it down the line, summer is a great time to strategize.
6/22/17 4:13PM
The swamp is fighting back against President Trump -- and could be good for markets.
6/22/17 1:02PM

Latest News on Taxes

The pharmaceutical company has bought 99% stakes in five coal processing companies since 2011.
6/21/17 1:00PM
There is a reason why the rich keep getting richer, according to financial author Robert Kiyosaki.
6/16/17 10:32AM
Rep. Kevin Brady said the plan resolves major challenges, forging on instead of dropping the idea as some fellow GOP leaders have suggested.
6/13/17 3:20PM

Latest News on Insurance

If healthcare reform fails to come to fruition, the stock market could be in for a pullback.
6/26/17 10:26AM
Don't go into everyone's favorite debate unprepared.
6/26/17 9:44AM
Samsung's Bioepis unit seeks final approval in Europe of a rheumatoid arthritis drug to compete with Humira.
6/23/17 9:20PM